Title of Lesson: What Do They Think?#130

National Standard: 6
How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions.

State Standard : 11

Teaching Level: E

Objectives/Purpose:
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to recognize how different people perceive a place by examining their likes and dislikes.

Materials:
poll questionnaires

Procedure:
1. Create a poll questionnaire:
-What is your favorite thing about the Upper Valley?
-Name one thing youwould like to change in the Upper Valley?

2. Have students poll 5 -10 adults outside of the school.

3. Compile the responses.

Evaluation/Assessment:
- Did the children notice any similarities?

Enrichment/Extension:

Send a letter explaining the activity to the Upper Valley Development Council.

Reflection: How successful was this lesson? Did all students benefit? Were there any surprises? What might you do differently another time? Please note any changes that will make this lesson more effective and useful in the future and pass them along to the NHGA. We appreciate your comments.
Thank you.
The authors. *


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